In this growing problem solvers article, readers explore their impact on the environment with their use of straws through measurement and geometry. The sequence of tasks spans grades P-12 and we invite readers to explore real world contexts with mathematics.
Amber G. Candela and Zandra de Araujo
Amber G. Candela, Melissa D. Boston and Juli K. Dixon
We discuss how discourse actions can provide students greater access to high quality mathematics. We define discourse actions as what teachers or students say or do to elicit student contributions about a mathematical idea and generate ongoing discussion around student contributions. We provide rubrics and checklists for readers to use.